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Good day... Newbie from Canberra

Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' at netrider.net.au started by GingerSlice, May 13, 2016.

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  1. Good day everyone....



    I lived in Canberra since i moved to Australia in 2003, I have never ridden a bike in Australia, but i have ridden extensively on a 100cc bike overseas for 5 years. I never had any bike gear before except a basic helmet. I am now getting a 2016 CBR500R ABS. I am very excited and hopefully enjoy riding this bike this winter... :nailbiting:

    Forgive me if I have started a new thread instead of posting in a specific newbie thread, i am new to netrider too...

    Have a nice day...
    Gin
     
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  2. Welcome along GingerSliceGingerSlice and you've posted in the correct forum area to introduce yourself (y)
     
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  3. G'day and welcome, GingerSliceGingerSlice. Congratulations getting your CBR500R!
     
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  4. Welcome mate :cool:
     
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  5. Welcome Gin. Ride in Canberra winters and you'll be fine anywhere else in Australia. Apparently at 0 degrees ambient temperature, riding at 100km/h feels like -17.4 degrees.
    Layer up and get out there!
     
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  6. Welcome to the forum mate
     
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  7. gday GingerSliceGingerSlice welcome to NR - congrats on the new ride. get some nice warm gear to wear for the Canberra weather, the politicians can only generate so much hot air!
     
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  8. Welcome from a fellow Canberrian! Winter is coming o_O
     
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  9. Welcome from another fellow Canberran!
     
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  10. Welcome to NR from Adelaide. Get yourself some thermals because you will need them in Canberra.
     
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  11. Welcome Gin, nice ride, what colour you getting?
     
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  12. Brrrrrr GingerSliceGingerSlice ! Welcome and stay rugged up, especially Canberra.

    You'll absolutely love riding in the summer though. Congrats on your new bike:)
     
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  13. Welcome GS! I too started on a CBR500R back in the day and also started in the beginning of winter. The first is always the worst. All downhill from there. I will recommend you get yourself a neck sock! Cheapest and best thing you can buy to keep you warm!
     
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